Published On: Sat, Jul 17th, 2021

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Hello and acquire behind to Equity, TechCrunch’s try capital-focused podcast, where we empty a numbers behind a headlines.

The whole organisation was here this week, with Danny and Natasha and Alex together with Grace and Chris to arrange by a very, really bustling week. Yep, somehow it is Friday again, that means it’s time for a weekly news roundup.

Here’s what we got to in a brief window of time:

  • The Jianzhi Education IPO: We have questions. The Chinese edtech association is looking to list in a United States after Chinese regulators clamped down on Didi and other China-based, American open offerings. Bravery? Stupidity? Brilliance? It’s tough to say, though we’ll be watching.
  • Zomato’s IPO and a Indian tech scene: As Zomato puts a final touches on a imminent open offering, we chatted about a inventory and what it might meant for a larger, impassioned Indian startup market.
  • The AI conversation: ZoomInfo bought Chorus.ai this week, that we had lots to contend about, generally in light of Gong’s epic valuation. And Discord bought Sentropy, that also uses AI, despite for a really opposite purpose. The good AI startup selling pull of years past has finally led to a few neat exits.
  • Apple vs. Startups: That’s a crux of a discuss about a BNPL space and Apple’s probable advance of a prohibited startup market. In short, who’s during risk? We have a few ideas.
  • The TechCrunch List is passed — prolonged live commodity capital: We get into how a list that separates VCs by zone and theatre creates no clarity in today’s riotous investing world.
  • Which brings us to a array of new funds. As Natasha forked out, the stage for rising account managers has never looked some-more diverse. 
  • Nooks lifted a seed round, that incited us behind into a universe of practical HQs. 
  • And we sealed with a discerning digest of a latest morsels from a fake-meat startup smorgasbord, including what Gourmey is cooking, what Next Gen Foods is defeat adult and how Beyond Meat skeleton to keep a marketplace top sizzling.

Like we said, a bustling week! Chat we all on Monday morning, early.

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